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Prosecutor: Late former priest killed altar boy in 1972

By The Associated Press - | May 25, 2021

FILE — Rev. Richard R. Lavigne, a Roman Catholic priest, pleads guilty in superior court to two counts of indecently assaulting two adolescent boys, in this June 25, 1992 file photo, in Newburyport, Mass. Investigators were preparing to seek an arrest warrant for the defrocked Roman Catholic priest long considered a suspect in the 1972 killing of a western Massachusetts altar boy shortly before his death last week, a prosecutor said Monday, May 24, 2021. (AP Photo/Scott Maguire, File)


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